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Re: JOHN CHILDRESS (1766-1837)

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  • quietholler.dana
    Ann - I found a picture of his grave on Findagrave yesterday.
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 25, 2012
      Ann - I found a picture of his grave on Findagrave yesterday.

      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=childress&GSfn=john&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=16&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=10501724&df=all&



      --- In jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com, "Ann B. Chambless" <rabc123@...> wrote:
      >
      > The following is from a transcription of Revolutionary War pension
      > application depositon made by John Childress (1766-1837) in 1832 while
      > living in White County, Illinois:
      > That he was born in the County of Wake North Carolina on the 22 of July
      > 1766. Has no record of his age. That when called into service he resided
      > in Wake County North Carolina. That he resided there five years after
      > his discharge, that
      >
      > he then removed to Spackinburgh [sic, Spartanburg] County South
      > Carolina, resided there six years then removed to Burke County North
      > Carolina resided there nine years, then removed to Bunkum [sic,
      > Buncombe] County same
      >
      > state resided there three years, then to Warren County Tennessee &
      > resided there seven or eight years then to Franklin same state resided
      > there eight or nine years, then to Laurens County same state resided
      > there five years then
      >
      > back to Franklin County resided there two years, and then to Shelby
      > County this state resided there three years and then came to this County
      > where he has since resided.
      >
      > Sworn & subscribed the day and year aforesaid
      > S/ Jas. Ratcliff S/
      > John Childress, (X) his mark
      >
      >
      > [Jonah Douthill and Ritshand Frier gave the standard supporting affidavit.]
      >
      >
      > [Veteran was pensioned at the rate of $37 per annum commencing March
      > 4th, 1831, for 11 months and three days service as a private in the
      > North Carolina militia.]
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > SOURCE: Ancestry.com
      >
      > Ann B. Chambless
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
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